"You know, Michael Ilarionovich, we are not on the Empress' Field where a parade does not begin till all the troops are assembled," said the Tsar with another glance at the Emperor Francis, as if inviting him if not to join in at least to listen to what he was saying.
"If there was a way, and I knew it, would you listen to me?" he asked as he approached the kitchen.
Alex, listen to me.
Though I've learned none of you will listen to that advice.
Enough appears in the accounts by Miss Keller's teacher to show the process by which she reads the lips with her fingers, the process by which she was taught to speak, and by which, of course, she can listen to conversation now.
They tell me that if the fox would remain in the bosom of the frozen earth he would be safe, or if he would run in a straight line away no foxhound could overtake him; but, having left his pursuers far behind, he stops to rest and listen till they come up, and when he runs he circles round to his old haunts, where the hunters await him.
She didn't doubt that the only creature Rhyn would listen to was Gabriel, and that Gabriel had told him to leave her be.
He would not listen to anyone who tried to persuade him to stay at home.
But Rostov did not listen to him.
"But do listen," returned Prince Andrew, holding him by the arm.
Don't talk nonsense, just listen! said Natasha, with momentary vexation.
It's no use pretending: you listen when I speak to you!
She had always claimed that he would listen if she presented an opposing opinion.
Listen, I got a summer job in the Mountains as a sitter and it includes room and board.
Maybe he'd rather listen than talk.
It's so nice not to listen to police sirens and taxies honking their horns but I'm afraid we might have woken Howie up earlier.
When they finished, Quinn would call Martha at home, and let her listen to the recording of the session.
You listen to them?
She paused to listen, looked at the ground, and changed directions three times before she heard the sound of water flowing.
If I were you, I'd listen to her.
Maybe she was spooked tonight, but long ago she had learned to listen to that instinct... gut feeling, some might call it.
"Without Gabe to distract you this time, perhaps you will listen," Andre said.
Listen, I've got work to do.
If she opens her mouth, he either doesn't listen or whacks it shut.
Sleuthing mostly, but it didn't take me long to realize that most people give a lot away if you listen and observe profoundly.
Please record this or listen carefully.
Here I sit, having to listen to a sobbing lady instead of being on my way to more pleasant chores.
"Now just listen, Dronushka," said he.
Do me a favor and don't listen to Dulce.
"Listen lady, I'm the one doing the asking, not you," Fitzgerald snarled, "Just shut up and listen."
Effie bubbled away to anyone who'd listen while Claire stood looking over the gathering with undisguised disdain.
Instead of everyone running around, slipping and sliding, shoveling slushy muck and shivering, here people just shift into a lower gear, listen to the quiet and enjoy the temporary peace.
Listen to the words— 'smoke and whiskey breath of those who visited here' and look at the pronoun.
Listen to this: Lola took the laudanum last evening.
"I have talked and talked at the Assembly of the Nobility," Prince Vasili interrupted, "but they did not listen to me.
They did not listen to me.
I know it is, only listen to me for God's sake!
"And you all listen to me!" said Rostov to the peasants.
After Kaysarov, others whom Pierre knew came up to him, and he had not time to reply to all the questions about Moscow that were showered upon him, or to listen to all that was told him.
Bennigsen, who had chosen the position, warmly displayed his Russian patriotism (Kutuzov could not listen to this without wincing) by insisting that Moscow must be defended.
But for heaven's sake listen to me!
"Listen, Bilibin," said Helene (she always called friends of that sort by their surnames), and she touched his coat sleeve with her white, beringed fingers.